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BharatBiotech says Covaxin is to be administered subject to Conditions apply clauses

The move to include Covaxin even before the publication of data from its phase 3 trial had come under criticism from some quarters.   However, the regulator had defended the decision by saying that both the vaccines were totally safe.   Over 500 adverse reactions were reported from across the country during two days of Read More…

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Indians so far 3.8 lakhs vaccinated and 580 found adverse effect : Health Ministry

In india a total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for coronavirus, even as 580 adverse events following immunization were reported in the country, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.   Yesterday, for the first time, active cases declined below 2 per cent of the total cases reported in the country.   Read More…

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Medical Experts questions swift approval of 2 vaccines and ask for data

Healthcare experts on Monday 4 January questioned the government’s assertion that Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin can target mutated coronavirus strains and maybe used us a ”backup”, as they asked for the scientific basis for the claim and for the vaccine’s safety and efficacy.   India’s country drugs regulator Sunday granted emergency use approval to Read More…

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Bharat Biotech’s vaccine also got approval for roll-out of COVID-19 shots

The recommendation for Bharat Biotech’s vaccine came a day after the panel cleared the Serum Institute of India’s emergency use athorisation application for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield, paving the way for the roll-out of COVID-19 shots in the country in the next few days. The Union Health Ministry on Saturday also confirmed that the Subject Read More…

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After vaccine , if tested positive for Covid-19 is dangerous or not , what Experts say

A nurse in California tested positive for COVID-19 eight days after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine approved for emergency use in the US.   Matthew W., 45, talked about receiving the vaccine on December 18 in a Facebook post, said the report on Tuesday.   He told ABC 10News that he suffered Read More…

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UK four volunteers who were administered Pfizer vaccine developed Bell’s palsy

United Kingdom started inoculating people with the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech.   In that exercise In United kingdom  developed Bell’s palsy, according to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulators.   Medically Bell’s palsy means is a form of temporary facial paralysis.   THe person suffering from Bell’s palsy develops temporary weakness or paralysis Read More…

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Aggrieved Volunteer who has taken SSI vaccine to Knock Court Door

The 40-year-old Chennai volunteer, who had earlier sent a legal notice to the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) against its Covishield vaccine trial, has decided to move court. Earlier, he had sent a legal notice seeking ~5 crore in damages, alleging he had developed severe neurological complications and impaired cognitive functions after he took Read More…

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Medicos intensify Strike against mixopathy and also ask proof for Sanskrit medicine

On November 19, a government notification listed out specific surgical procedures that a postgraduate medical student of Ayurveda must be “practically trained to acquaint with, as well as to independently perform”.   The notification has invited sharp criticism from the Indian Medical Association, which questioned the competence of Ayurveda practitioners to carry out these procedures, Read More…

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Russia vaccine Sputnik V began phase 2 human trial at Pune

  The phase 2 human trial of Russian vaccine Sputnik V began at a Pune hospital with 17 volunteers being administered the first dose of vaccine.   The first dose of the vaccine was given between December 3 and 5 at Pune’s Noble Hospital.   All of them underwent various tests including COVID-19 and anti-body Read More…

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COVID-19 : IMA asks government to prepare with cold chain Infrastruture during inoculation process

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has expressed concern over the fact that even if the vaccine comes out in December and is approved by the ICMR, the inoculation or the administering of the vaccine would be only possible in the next 2-3 months.   The IMA listed several problems in the country, including the need Read More…